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  1. Letters

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ensure that we behave in the correct manner. We must help to make this a wonderful expo that our foreign visitors will never forget. Karen Lee, To Kwa Wan Victory shows city has a heart It looks as though Hong Kong people have been successful in their attempt to save Wing Lee Street in SoHo from demolition. This is important for a number of reasons. First, this area of the city is part ...

  2. Representing whom?

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Whom does Donald Tsang Yam-kuen represent? The 150,000 people who crammed into Victoria Park last week for the Tiananmen remembrance? Unlikely. Many mocked the very mention of his name. Expect similar derision when thousands jam the streets for the annual July 1 march. You won't need to look far for 'Donald Tsang, you don't represent me' T-shirts ...

  3. Hot and cold on the environment

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the recommended 25 degrees Celsius. The government also flatly refused to delay the Symphony of Lights show at Victoria Harbour for three minutes last night in support of the 'Lights Out' ... a strong message to the world that the city cares deeply about the environment. Mr Tsang missed a wonderful opportunity to show his determination to ensure cleaner skies and pave his way ...

  4. Shanghai property gets set for the next boom

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... Regeneration of the centre and hopes of a floating yuan mean that a future super-city is beckoning investors, reports Chris Oliver Shanghai's booming property market is ready to get up another head of steam as the city threatens to eclipse Hong Kong as a financial centre, some analysts believe. It is only a matter of time before China makes the yuan freely convertible, ...

  5. City Bo built still has allure

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cent. Bo has been known for his pro-business and market-oriented policies ever since he was mayor of the northeastern port city of Dalian in the early 1990s. He went on to become governor ... a medium-sized city into a mega-sized one, with its urban area expanding sixfold in a short time. He also said that such rapid urbanisation would create as many problems as benefits for people. Even more ...

  6. Business - China Business - MEDIA

    Beijing readies new push to send state media firms public

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Regulator to create national body to overhaul state news groups and publishers for listing Beijing readies new push to send media firms public Beijing in new push for media listings Beijing is honing an ambitious st ...

  7. Key cities tipped to contribute12pc GDP

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The local economies of the mainland's 50 major cities are growing at a rapid pace and will account for 12 per cent of global economic growth over ... to the country's economic and policy landscape are impacting the dynamics of real estate markets across 50 of its most important secondary and tertiary cities. It finds that they offer substantial ...

  8. Cities are facing a sinking problem

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Beijing, Shanghai and Xian share an alarming problem that is raising a few eyebrows: they're slowly sinking. In fact, more than 50 mainland cities ... cities is irreversible, but Beijing has ambitious plans to pump water underneath several cities in the coming decade to keep them from sliding further- similar to what has been done in Shanghai ...

  9. No land auction bids for idle developers

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li The Ministry of Land and Resources will block some companies from buying more land in coming auctions after a number of their sites went undeveloped, in some cases for up to eight years. In a list on the ministry's website, 26 undeveloped si ...

  10. A space in the crowd

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Annie Gotterson An exhibition at this year's Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, could provide a model for urban development in China. Titled ... 23. Den Hartog has lived in Shanghai since 2008, and made use of that time to study the dramatic changes unfolding in Shanghai as more and more people flock to the city. An estimated 300,000 ...




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